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Builders of Hope
May 20, 2011
Builders of Hope
“We were building million-dollar vacation town homes, and we were displacing people,” says Nancy Murray, founder and CEO of Builders of Hope, and then “I started getting a conscience.”
May 20, 2011
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Immigration Reform: “A Moral Imperative”
May 13, 2011
Immigration Reform: “A Moral Imperative”
Watch excerpts from President Obama’s May 12 speech at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast, along with comments on immigration reform by Rev. Luis Cortes Jr. and Bishop Orlando Findlayter.
May 13, 2011
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Fistula Hospital
May 13, 2011
Fistula Hospital
Millions of women in the developing world suffer from obstetric fistulas and are outcasts in their societies, but a medical missionary from Australia has spent much of her life working to eradicate the condition.
May 13, 2011
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James Carroll on Jerusalem
May 13, 2011
James Carroll on Jerusalem
Christians, Jews, and Muslims all have a sacred connection to the ancient city of Jerusalem, says author James Carroll, and “that sacred connection, even though at the present moment it’s a source of contention, is actually a profound source of union.”
May 13, 2011
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James Carroll Extended Interview
May 13, 2011
James Carroll Extended Interview
Violence in Jerusalem is no surprise, says author James Carroll, “because that’s the human story. The great thing about Jerusalem is it’s a place where the human story gets transcended.”
May 13, 2011
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Newt Gingrich: “The Constant Pressure of Secularism”
May 11, 2011
Newt Gingrich: “The Constant Pressure of Secularism”
Watch excerpts from a speech where Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich discusses his 2009 conversion to Catholicism and his concerns about rising secularism in America.
May 11, 2011
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The Death of Osama Bin Laden
May 6, 2011
The Death of Osama Bin Laden
Watch our discussion of ethical questions raised by the killing of Osama Bin Laden, as well as religious responses to his death and its impact on US relations with the Muslim world.
May 6, 2011
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Brother Paul
May 6, 2011
Brother Paul
Brother Paul Quenon, who was inspired to write by his mentor Thomas Merton, says “the purpose of the monastic life in the modern world is to show that we don’t need a purpose. The purpose of life is life.”
May 6, 2011
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Holy Relics
May 6, 2011
Holy Relics
Praying with the relics of a saint, says Walters Art Museum curator Martina Bagnoli, was “a kind of way of channeling your prayer to heaven.”
May 6, 2011
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David Cortright: Killing Bin Laden
May 3, 2011
David Cortright: Killing Bin Laden
Watch excerpts from our conversation with the director of policy studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on some of the ethical and moral issues at stake in the US raid that ended in the death of Osama bin Laden.
May 3, 2011
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Path to Sainthood
April 29, 2011
Path to Sainthood
The Catholic Church’s complex system for declaring someone a saint has evolved since the thirteenth century.
April 29, 2011
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The Saints: “Flesh and Blood Human Beings”
April 29, 2011
The Saints: “Flesh and Blood Human Beings”
Watch more about the deeply personal roles saints can play for individual Catholics.
April 29, 2011
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